penamerican:

Walt Whitman was born on this day in 1819!
For those who like literature-themed day trips and museum visits, the Walt Whitman House in Camden, NJ is open to the public

Reading his work makes my body and brain electric.

penamerican:

Walt Whitman was born on this day in 1819!

For those who like literature-themed day trips and museum visits, the Walt Whitman House in Camden, NJ is open to the public

Reading his work makes my body and brain electric.

theparisreview:

Collage in Adriaan can Hovendaal’s notebook. Illustration by Guy Davenport for “Apples and Pears,” Ink, 1983.

theparisreview:

Collage in Adriaan can Hovendaal’s notebook. Illustration by Guy Davenport for “Apples and Pears,” Ink, 1983.

theparisreview:

“When the language lends itself to me, when it comes and submits, when it surrenders and says, I am yours, darling—that’s the best part.” 
RIP Maya Angelou

Little known fact: she was San Francisco’s first black female streetcar driver.

theparisreview:

“When the language lends itself to me, when it comes and submits, when it surrenders and says, I am yours, darling—that’s the best part.” 

RIP Maya Angelou

Little known fact: she was San Francisco’s first black female streetcar driver.

theparisreview:

“There is the challenge … of putting your trust in another person’s judgment—or, at any rate, seeming to. And that is something that needs to be taught.”
Sadie Stein on swing dancing and learning to follow.

theparisreview:

“There is the challenge … of putting your trust in another person’s judgment—or, at any rate, seeming to. And that is something that needs to be taught.”

Sadie Stein on swing dancing and learning to follow.

thedebonairgentlequeer:

wryer:

“In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time.”

TIME TO REVIVE A CUSTOM

thedebonairgentlequeer:

wryer:

“In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time.”

TIME TO REVIVE A CUSTOM

(Source: fat-grrrl-activism)

tompeyer:

These wax dummies of Clark Kent and Lois Lane are wearing each other’s clothing!

The hound is enjoying this.

tompeyer:

These wax dummies of Clark Kent and Lois Lane are wearing each other’s clothing!

The hound is enjoying this.